What could the exit strategy from lockdown look like?

What could the exit strategy from lockdown look like? DAVID BARRETT analyses how the Government could go about reopening schools, businesses, restaurants and bars


Retail has been largely shut down since March 23. Some European countries have already set a timetable for when shopping will return to normal – even if social distancing remains in force. Germany is ready to set out its plans next week. The Czech Republic allowed some non-essential shops to reopen yesterday and Austria will allow smaller-scale retailers to reopen on Tuesday, along with garden centres and DIY stores. Larger shops and even shopping centres will follow on May 1. A staged reopening of the High Street is also likely here. Industry experts believe the sector may need an adrenaline shot to encourage people to get out and spend, such as a temporary cut in VAT. 

Stock image of a smiling waitress delivering check to couple on date in restaurant


Children were allowed to continue going to school for days after workers were told to stay at home. It is likely schools could reopen more swiftly than other parts of society – especially because of the lockdown’s potential impact on youngsters’ development and mental health. This week, research led by University College London concluded the evidence to support the closure of schools was ‘very weak’. It said shutting down schools ‘could have relatively small effects on a virus with Covid-19’s high transmissibility and apparent low clinical effect on schoolchildren’. Austria is to reopen schools in mid-May. Former World Health Organisation executive and Department of Health cancer expert Professor Karol Sikora suggested British schools could reopen as soon as May 4, depending on the progress of the virus. Other suggestions include a phased return, with them opening alternate days. 


Public transport operators in the UK will need notice from ministers about their services. New train and bus timetables will be necessary to avoid overcrowding as services have been slashed back since March. International travel will remain less of a priority. It is unclear how many countries will reopen borders and what they will require from travellers in terms of proving their health. Many airlines are unlikely to begin flying at the same time as domestic transport resumes. 


In Austria, restaurants, bars and hotels will be allowed to reopen from mid-May. That seems optimistic for the UK but a phased reopening from June seems plausible. That would be more than two months since pubs were ordered to pull their last pints on March 20, and the hospitality sector may need further economic stimulus. Ministers could direct councils to lift all licensing restrictions which limit outside drinking or dining, to make it easier to practice social distancing. Could Chancellor Rishi Sunak even offer a temporary cut on beer, wine and spirit duties? 

Passengers getting off of a train onto a crowded railway station platform in the UK


Reopening many of our workplaces will very much depend on the type of business and whether adequate social distancing will be possible. Professor Sikora suggested UK businesses with fewer than 50 staff could reopen at the end of this month, then offices on May 18. Businesses could be allowed to reopen with lower-risk groups first – such as younger employees. Testing would allow immune employees back to work. The lockdown could also work on a regional level. Cities hit hardest in the early stages may be ready to reopen in phases. Rural areas could also be freed from lockdown more swiftly. The Scientific Pandemic Influenza Group on Modelling has suggested a rotated easing of restrictions would protect the NHS from overload. 


Sports events, concerts and the rest of the arts will be one of the final pieces of normal society restored – because they remain a flashpoint for the virus’s spread. It is here that testing is key. Several companies are developing finger-prick antibody tests to detect whether the body has developed immunity to the virus after having it in the past. This information could be carried around in a smartphone ‘passport’ app that allows the holder to prove they have immunity. Ministers are also looking at wristbands or certificates. Professor Sikora suggested June 1 as a possible date for the resumption of mass public gatherings – if the virus’s prevalence and demand on the NHS remain at current levels. 


Young people could be exempt from lockdown while older people have to stay at home, under one plan which ministers may be asked to consider. Allowing fit, younger people to resume their lives would help restart the economy and build up ‘herd immunity’ faster. The so-called ‘re-wilding’ strategy would be controversial because it could be seen as discriminatory and ageist. But some experts see it as the best way to protect the elderly and vulnerable. 

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Tesco and Asda slash price of chocolate Easter eggs – how to save whopping 50 percent

With Easter fast approaching, many will soon be tucking into chocolate treats. Tesco and Asda have huge offers available for those picking up last minute Easter eggs. The discount applies to big brand chocolate including Cadbury, Nestlé and Galaxy.


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Tesco and Asda have both announced price cuts to their chocolate eggs ahead of the Easter weekend.

Customers should only pick up the deal if they are already making an essential trip to the supermarket.

Those hoping to get their hands on discounted chocolate will be able to do so in stores and online.


Tesco customers will be able to enjoy 50 percent off a range of medium eggs, cutting the cost from £1.50 to just 75p.

Full list of discounted eggs

Aero Medium Easter Egg

Kit Kat Chunky Milk Chocolate Egg

Rolo Medium Easter Egg

Smarties Medium Easter Egg

Cadbury Creme Egg Medium Easter Egg

Cadbury Mini Eggs Medium Easter Egg

Cadbury Dairy Milk Buttons Medium Easter Egg

Cadbury Caramel Medium Egg

Tesco is also offering multi-buy offers on a number of other eggs in stores.


The supermarket chain is also offering a great deal for chocolate fans this easter.

A number of medium eggs have had their price knocked to just 75p.


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Full list of discounted eggs

Cadbury Mini Eggs Medium Easter Egg

Cadbury Dairy Milk Buttons Medium Easter Egg

Cadbury Creme Egg Medium Easter Egg

Maltesers Medium Milk Chocolate Easter Egg

Cadbury Dairy Milk Caramel Chocolate Egg

Smarties Medium Easter Egg

Mars Milk Chocolate Medium Easter Egg And Chocolate Bar

Aero Bubbles Medium Egg

KitKat Chunky Milk Chocolate Medium Egg

A number of large eggs have also been listed at two for £7 helping those who have a lot to buy for.

The multibuy offer includes a whopping 31 items and covers many large and giant eggs.

The discount applies to most Cadbury large eggs, with Mini Eggs, Dairy Milk and Dairy Milk Peter Rabbit Toy making the cut.

Many Nestle giant Easter eggs are also on offer, including Yorkie Collection, Milkybar MixUps and Aero Milk Chocolate.

The deal also includes a number of large Asda Extra Special chocolate eggs as well as Galaxy treats and Thorntons Chocolate Bunnies.

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Kate Middleton ‘casts off regal elegance’ to copy Meghan Markle in public appearances

Kate Middleton joined the Royal Family when she married Prince William, 37, in 2011. The Duchess of Cambridge has since been a full time working member of the Royal Family. An expert shared how the royal could have changed her public appearances to copy her sister-in-law Meghan Markle, 38.


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Kate has become a popular member of the Royal Family in her own right and will often delight fans in public appearances.

Although the Duchess will always deliver her point well she could be too reliant on certain speaking techniques, communications and body language expert Judi James said.

She told Express.co.uk: “Kate clearly has the natural ‘stardust’ factor that her husband lacks, but her speech-making style has previously been over-cautious.

“It is led by what looks like a strong desire to get it right and avoid mistakes.

“The likability factor has always been dominant, meaning her delivery has been very ‘royal ribbon-cutter’, i.e. the kind of formal speech style royals use when they’re launching a ship or opening a building.

“Recently though, Kate has appeared to be almost as keen to give her speeches the ‘wow’ factor as her husband.”

The mother-of-three has always been able to draw the crowds in but could be ready to shake up her style when making speeches.

This contrasts from a more cautious approach that may have been taken in the past, Judi suggested.

She added: “Kate’s first speech as Duchess of Cambridge made me angry because although she looked delightful her stilted, over-cautious delivery suggested she had been over-coached to the point where we weren’t being allowed to see anything of the real Kate.

“It looked mannered and choreographed, with too many regular pauses that were timed regardless of context.”

Royal speeches are watched by many so it is no surprise Kate would want to ensure she delivers her speech effectively.

In doing this, the Duchess has picked up some speaking techniques that mask her own personality.


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Judi continued: “Kate’s talk at St Andrew’s school was equally adept but again too dependent on the avoidance of mistakes.

“Instead of cue-notes to act as prompts she read from an A4 script that was pinned at one corner and her careful head rotations smacked of over-training again.

“Her natural charisma was so obvious it was a shame she hadn’t been allowed to make some ad-libs.”

However, these restrictions have changed over the years and were notably different during Kate and Prince William’s official tour of Pakistan last year.

Kate seemed confident and seemed to use techniques more similar to Meghan.

Judi said: “Kate’s speech in Pakistan last year did finally show signs of a casting off of regal elegance and perfection and some hints of the kind of more relaxed, congruent passion and a desire to create bonds with her audience that Meghan excels at.

“With no lectern and reading less from her notes, Kate appeared to be developing her individual style and potential as a speaker rather than focusing on being flawless.”

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Sainsbury’s offer vulnerable priority update: Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland news

Sainsbury’s posted a letter from it’s CEO on Twitter this morning, to update customers. “We want to keep you updated on how we are continuing to support our elderly and vulnerable customers with their groceries online & the other things we’re doing to help the people in our communities that need it most,” it said.


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The letter said: “We’ve taken further steps to make sure customers have access to the food they need.

“Last week, we said we had offered 450,000 elderly and vulnerable customers priority booking to online delivery.

“We have since received the government database of all people in England who have registered with the government to say they need hep getting a food shop, and have identified a further 150,000 customers who we are contacting to offer a priority delivery slot.

“We are waiting for the databases for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and will contact vulnerable customers on those areas as soon as we are able.”

The letter revealed the supermarket will be lifting restrictions.

It said: “As stock levels are improving, we have lifted buying restrictions on thousands of products, and hope this will help.”

It added: “Some restrictions will still apply to our most popular products.”

Customers responded to the message on Twitter.

Many of them claim to still not be able to get delivery slots from the supermarket.

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One said: “My parents are over 85 years old, they can’t get a slot! I’ve tried phoning you but always get cut off!”

Another said: “I appreciate all you are doing but still can’t get a delivery slot even though you emailed me to say I had been identified as extremely high risk and vulnerable.”

However, another said: “My local store has coped really well in all of this. The staff have been fantastic.”

Sainsbury’s also offered an insight into whether families could buy Easter eggs during coronavirus limitations.


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Sainsbury’s Easter eggs will not be subject to restrictions, the company revealed. 

CEO Mike Coupe said: “We have removed limits from Easter eggs immediately as we know families often want to buy more than three and we have plenty of these in all stores and online.”

The notice went on: “”People have been queuing to get into our stores when they open in the mornings, but customers are now finding they can shop at any time of the day and feel confident in finding most of what they need.

“As stock continues to build, we have been reviewing whether we still need to limit the number of items people buy.

“I am pleased to tell you that we will start to remove limits from Sunday.

“Limits will remain in place on the most popular items which include UHT milk, pasta and tinned tomatoes.”

Yesterday, Asda delivery customers complained over a spate of deliveries being cancelled, including to key workers and vulnerable shoppers. 

Many claim the cancellations have been made due to payments not being taken, despite the fact they have cash in their accounts.

Many have also claimed they have not received any correspondence from Asda about these orders, and have had to login on online to find out their orders are cancelled.

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Hero father saved his entire family when fire ripped through home

Hero father, 27, saved his entire family including four children and two dogs when fire ripped through their home destroying everything

  • Kyle Clifford saved his four children from the burning house before bravely reentering to save his trapped wife Rebekah and two dogs
  • Fire crews then saved the pair and the pets from the Lincoln home but Mr Clifford is in an Intensive Care Unit at Lincoln County Hospital
  • Rebekah’s mum Dianna Logan has been told that Mr Clifford inhaled asbestos during the incident
  • A GoFundMe page has been set up for the family after they lost possessions and presents  

A family have been left with nothing after a fire ripped through their Lincolnshire home in the early hours of the morning.

On Sunday morning, Rebekah and Kyle Clifford, both 27, were upstairs getting their four children ready for the day when one of the children shouted ‘fire’ at their home in Monks Road, Lincoln. 

Kyle managed to get the children out of the house and Rebekah phoned the fire service but when he went back inside to try to rescue his wife and two dogs, they were trapped in the front bedroom of their house.

Rebekah and Kyle Clifford were involved in a fire at their home in Lincoln on Sunday morning in which Kyle saved their four children before going back inside to save his wife and two dogs

Fire crews then rescued the pair and the dogs from the blazing building, with the damage done to a window at the front of house shown here 

Fire crews rescued the pair and their dogs before transporting them to Lincoln County Hospital, where Kyle remains in the Intensive Care Unit.

Now Rebekah’s mum, Dianna Logan, 49, has praised the efforts of Kyle and says she is convinced that without him her daughter would not be here today.

Dianna said: ‘My son in law is really poorly. He’s in ICU. They’ve lost everything. Everything has gone. They had to drag my daughter out, as my son-in-law went to get her.

‘My daughter wouldn’t have got out of that house if it wasn’t for my son-in-law. She would have never got out of that room.’

Mr Clifford is now in the Intensive Care Unit at Lincoln County Hospital after bravely reentering the burning house to save his wife and pets

She told Lincolnshire Live that the fire is believed to have started in the living room, although this has not been confirmed. But the home is badly damaged.

‘The living room is totally gutted – there’s nothing left at all,’ she said.

‘The smoke alarm was going nutty yesterday and they thought the batteries were going so Kyle changed the batteries yesterday. This morning the alarm didn’t sound. One of the kids shouted ‘mum, fire’ and they could smell it.’

In the aftermath of the blaze, a neighbour looked after the children. But while they stayed outside, Kyle decided he had to go back in for his wife.

‘The pair of them got trapped in the front bedroom. The fire brigade managed to get them out but Kyle is in the intensive care unit.

‘From what we’ve been told, he’s inhaled asbestos. One of the children is severely asthmatic, as is my daughter. She can hardly breathe so we don’t know if she’s going to end up back up there.’

The family don’t know the full extent of the impact of the fire but images sent to them by the fire service show devastating damage.

The hallway to the stairs of the house shows the damage done, with the ceiling and walls black

Dianna said: ‘From the pictures that we’ve been sent, the kitchen looks OK but the dining room is black.

‘The front bedroom that they were stuck in is wet, black and burnt. The hallway, stairs and landing is all black. There’s nothing left in the front room – it’s down to the bricks. That’s how hot it was – there’s no sofa left. Nothing at all.

‘Rebekah had just done some Easter shopping for the kids and had bought them all new tablets. We’re hoping that we can salvage them but we don’t know until we go in there.’

One of the rooms of the Monks Road house shows the effect of the fire, with debris and damage next to the fireplace

Their five year-old girl has just had her birthday on Monday and all of her birthday presents have been lost. The main thing, though, is that the children are safe.

‘We’ve told them that it can all be replaced but we could never replace them,’ she said.

‘I’d like to thank everyone who has helped them. I can’t thank the fire brigade enough – the police, just everyone really. The fire brigade, police and everyone has been lovely. The fire crews went to Tesco and bought the children some outfits and nappies.

‘The police have been and delivered clothes that have been donated. My husband has gone to pick up some donations from a church. People have really come together and donated a lot in such a short space of time. It’s been really heartwarming.

‘The lady up the road paid for the dogs’ vets’ bills and we don’t even know her.’

Another room in the house shows the door completely broken, with wallpaper ripped and damage to the walls

A GoFundMe page has been set up by a family member to try to raise some money to get the family back on their feet but in the meantime, they will need to move in to Dianna’s three-bedroom house.

Dianna said: ‘My daughter is here with her four children as there’s no temporary accommodation.

‘I’ve got 11 people living in a three bed house. When Kyle comes out of hospital there will be 11 people living in my house and one is a newborn baby. It ranges from one who is five weeks old tomorrow to 49-years-old.

‘I’m at high risk and haven’t been out of the house for three weeks.’

A spokesperson from Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue said: ‘Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue were called at 7.37am to an incident on Monks Road in Lincoln Two crews from Lincoln North, a crew from Lincoln South and Waddington attended a fire at a house.

Despite the devastating fire, the entire family-of-six alongside the two dogs managed to escape the house, though Mr Clifford is in ICU in hospital

‘Crews in breathing apparatus rescued two adults from an upstairs bedroom and two dogs from the property.

‘Occupiers were transported to hospital by EMAS. There was fire damage to the downstairs living room and hallway, smoke damage to the remainder of the property.

‘Crews used one main jet, one hose reel and breathing apparatus to extinguish the fire.’

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McGregor Monday: Live stream free, TV channel, start time and fight card for UFC marathon – The Sun

SPORT has become increasingly limited since the outbreak of coronavirus with only simulated horse racing, virtual F1 and a fan-less WrestleMania whetting our appetite at the weekend.

But it has allowed fans to look back and enjoy some incredible classic sports events, with Conor McGregor's UFC history the latest to keep those at home entertained during this difficult period.

And you will be able to see how the Notorious rose to become one of the biggest stars in fighting world as he claimed titles at two different weights and wins in three divisions.

When is McGregor Monday?

The re-run of Notorious' fights under the Ultimate Fighting Championship organisation will take place on Monday, April 6.

It will kick off at 9pm and run for three hours.

The programme will take a look back at the Irishman's MMA bouts for UFC on the seventh anniversary of his first fight, when he beat Marcus Brimmage.

What TV channel is it on and can I live stream it for FREE?

The McGregor special will be shown live on BT Sport 3.

BT Sport customers can live stream this channel via BT Sport app on their computer, mobile and tablet devices.

Alternatively, if you have an EE phone contract, you can watch for FREE with a three-month trial on the BT Sport app – simply text SPORT to 150.

What are the fights?

  • McGregor vs Marcus Brimmage
  • McGregor vs Max Holloway
  • McGregor vs Diego Brandao
  • McGregor vs Dustin Poirier
  • McGregor vs Dennis Siver
  • McGregor vs Chad Mendes
  • McGregor vs Jose Aldo
  • McGregor vs Nate Diaz I
  • McGregor vs Nate Diaz II
  • McGregor vs Eddie Alvarez
  • McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov
  • McGregor vs Donald Cerrone

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Where to buy coronavirus N95 face masks – The Sun

BRITS are coming together to do their bit to fight coronavirus, but many will be keen for extra protection.

One option people are turning to is N95 surgical face masks, but where can I buy these and what protection do they offer?

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Where can I buy N95 surgical face masks?

UK Meds are offering FFP2 (N95-equivalent) surgical face masks for a price of £14.95.

You can also get a box of ten masks for £124.99.

The website states that these meet the requirement from the World Health Organisation (WHO)for fighting Sars, avian flu and coronavirus.

Folded unvalved and black folded valved masks are currently in stock. Delivery starts at £2.99.

Amazon also offer a variety of different face masks, with the surgical models available from £10.95 with free delivery.

eBay had been selling N95 face masks but they are currently sold out.


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Do N95 face masks protect me from coronavirus?

The WHO recommends that only two groups of people should wear N95 face masks. These are:

  • People who are sick and showing symptoms
  • People caring for those with coronavirus.

Surgical masks are not recommended for the general public because they can become contaminated by other people's coughs and sneezes or when putting them on and removing them.

Experts also say these masks can offer a false sense of security and frequent hand-washing and social distancing are more effective.

It is also recommended that only healthcare workers should be wearing the most protective N95/FPP2 and FPP3 masks.

Cheaper face masks made by reusable cloth are also not recommended and could increase chances of infection.

A spokesperson for Public Health England said there was little evidence of widespread benefit from wearing masks outside clinical settings.

"Facemasks must be worn correctly, changed frequently, removed properly, disposed of safely and used in combination with good universal hygiene behaviour in order for them to be effective.

"Research also shows that compliance with these recommended behaviours reduces over time when wearing facemasks for prolonged periods."

What are n95 masks?

N95 masks are disposable face masks that are proven to filter the air to an industrial standard.

Manufacturers vary, but the N95 is a stamp from the US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health to show that it is efficient, which comes with a logo.

They are used to stop you from breathing in hazardous small particles, such as dust, mold or aerosol paint particles.

They generally have an 8-hour shelf life before becoming clogged depending on the work you're doing.

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Martin Lewis on how to get a refund for a season ticket or the theatre after coronavirus

Martin Lewis’s website Money Saving Expert is regularly being updated with latest coronavirus advice. It’s a difficult time for all, and finances are often confusing at the best of times.


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What can you do if you had ticket to a sports event for the theatre?

Sporting events, the theatre, theme parks and concerts are all examples of events rendered impossible to do by coronavirus.

However, Britons will be pleased to learn it should generally be possible to get their cash back for these events.

Martin said on the site: “Many firms are struggling to cope, change policies, or even just get their staff settled in new ways to work – so be patient.

“And for those who can afford it, even if you’ve a right to a full refund for a ticket, travel or more, if the firm is in a struggling sector and asks if you’ll take vouchers instead, it’s worth considering.

“That may just be what stops that firm from collapsing and their staff from losing their jobs, which results in more money taken out of society and a vicious cycle.”

MoneySavingExpert.com has advised double checking the terms and conditions you bought the ticket under.

This could tell you more about what you are entitled to.

When it comes to season tickets bought by for football, clubs have differing policies.

Tickets for postponed games will generally be valid for when the match is rearranged. All London theatres are closed, and AGT theatres are offering full refunds for cancelled runs.

AGT theatres are: Lyceum Theatre (The Lion King), Apollo Victoria Theatre (Wicked), Savoy Theatre (9 to 5 the Musical), Piccadilly Theatre (Pretty Woman), Phoenix Theatre (Come From Away), Fortune Theatre (The Woman In Black; Austentatious), Duke of York’s Theatre (Blithe Spirit; The Doctor, from April), Harold Pinter Theatre (Uncle Vanya; The Watsons, from May), Playhouse Theatre (The Seagull; A Doll’s House, from June), Ambassadors Theatre (Baby Reindeer, from April; The Shark is Broken, from May) and Trafalgar Studios (On Blueberry Hill; Shook, from April; Angels of the North, from May).

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Delfont Mackintosh theatres are also giving full refunds for shows that are cancelled. This affects: Gielgud Theatre (The Upstart Crow; To Kill A Mockingbird, from May), Noel Coward Theatre (Dear Evan Hansen), Novello Theatre (Novello Theatre), Prince Edward Theatre (Mary Poppins), Prince of Wales Theatre (Book of Mormon), Sondheim Theatre (Les Miserables), Victoria Palace Theatre (Hamilton), Wyndhams Theatre (Leopoldstadt) and Her Majesty’s Theatre (Phantom of the Opera).

LW Theatres has said it will be in contact with customers about their options. “We’re contacting all our guests in order of performance date, so please bear with us,” the company said.

This affects: Adelphi Theatre (Waitress), Cambridge Theatre (Matilda), The Other Palace (Be More Chill) and the London Palladium (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, from July).

Lastly, Nimax Theatres said: “There is nothing that you need to do if your performance has been cancelled.


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“If you have booked directly with Nimax Theatres for an affected performance, please be assured that we will contact you directly to arrange an exchange for a later date or full refund, depending on your preference.”

This affects: Garrick Theatre (City of Angels), Apollo Theatre (Everybody’s Talking About Jamie), Duchess Theatre (The Play That Goes Wrong), Lyric Theatre (Thriller! Live), Vaudeville Theatre (Magic Goes Wrong) and Palace Theatre (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child).

The expert recently gave his advice to Britons concerned about their money.

Martin Lewis advised on whether Britons should take their money out of their bank account. 

Martin said: “Things are certainly safer in your bank than they are being held in your home, where any home insurance is protecting you, you usually get up to £1,000 in protection.”

There are protections in place for money in banks far higher than the £1,000 insurance pay out.

Martin went on: “Rules in the UK are simple.

“UK regulated savings accounts, which almost every single one that anybody’s heard of are, you are protected up to £85,000 per person, per financial institution.

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Remembering Ricky Hatton’s ‘f****** expensive’ holiday to Mykonos, where he ate £835 steak and called girlfriend Robocop – The Sun

WHEN boxing legends do holidays, they look a little bit like this.

Last summer, SunSport columnist Ricky Hatton, 40, lapped up the sun in Mykonos, sharing his hilarious adventures on Instagram.

And the 'Hitman', who is reportedly worth £31m, was happy to part with some serious cash – in what he described a 'f****** expensive' holiday – to wine and dine ex-girlfriend Charlie (He cruelly nicknamed The Fun Police) on the stunning Greek island.

From chowing down on £820 steaks to staying at a £350-per-night luxury villa, no expense was spared.

And he even got away with comparing his missus to Robocop… maybe that's why they broke up?


Hatton and Charlie stayed at the exclusive five-star AGL Luxury Villas, where homes come with a fully-equipped kitchen, comfortable bedrooms, flat-screen TVs and private swimming pools.

Most of the properties come with a terrace and a sea view, while guests can take advantage of barbecuing facilities too.

With the airport only three miles away, and AGL Luxury Villas being close to the centre, it's the perfect spot to see the island in all its glory.

But staying here doesn't come cheap. Prices to live like a king start at around £350-per-night.


It's no secret the former boxing champ loves his food – often eating out at the finest eateries.

In Mykonos he really pushed out the boat, polishing off grub at flashy restaurants like meat-eaters spots Nammos and Scorpios, and chomping on healthy sushi at Tokyo Joe's.

It was the morning after dining at Nammos though that Hatton admitted waking up in a "puddle of f****** tears" when he discovered his restaurant bill.

Managing to rack up a charge of £1,750 for a meal-for-two, that included a bottle of champagne for £450, as well as a bottle of prosecco for £120, he could've been left with an awful hangover.

But Hatton made sure his stomach was lined with a hearty kobe ribeye steak that set him back £820.

Afterwards, he posted before and after snaps of him demolishing his dinner, as well as a snap of his huge bill.

"Just woke up this morning in a puddle of f****** tears," he captioned the picture.

When you try to work out whether it’s too late for coffee or too early for cocktails ☀️🍸🤩 #180mykonos #mykonos #sunsebar #cocktailbar #repost @frostfreckles ・・・

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He later added: "I just ordered it. Didn’t look. Ha ha.

"The bill came and the fun police just started laughing. Wow.”


Before he landed in Mykonos, Hatton was in Tenerife on holiday with estranged parents Ray and Carol and was caught on video stumbling around an Irish pub.

The former light-welterweight and welterweight world champion flashed his belly and danced along to Lionel Richie's 1983 hit All Night Long during the festivities.

However, on this trip with The Fun Police, he was a little bit more reserved, aside from that whopping Nammos bar bill that also included around £120-worth of Hendricks gin.

But they did enjoy a cocktail at the 180 Degrees Sunset Bar, that offers unparalleled views of the island when the sun goes down.


Hatton did get himself into bother with former girlfriend Charlie after he took a snap of her wearing some designer shades and compared her to Robocop on Instagram.

But she saw the funny side, replying to his banter on Instagram writing: "😂😂😂 I new you would take the p*ss out of them!! Set myself up for that one 😂 xx"

Hatton did make it up to Charlie soon after though, whisking her off to Little Venice for a spot of shopping.

With the coronavirus putting pay to many summer holidays this year, you can bet Hatton's wallet will be breathing a sigh of relief.

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Horoscope: Astrology forecast by Russell Grant – what is the reading for your star sign?

ARIES (March 21st – April 20th)

You’re looking at new ways of earning some cash. A freelance work assignment could be the answer to your prayers. It’s going to be hard work but it will be lucrative. You’re bound to feel frustrated with anyone who tries to talk you out of it.

TAURUS (April 21st – May 21st)

Be prepared as someone is about to stand in your way and they will try to stop you from carrying out your intentions. You might feel out of your depth if you take them on so instead you could get around them by being guarded about the information you give out.


  • Gemini March 2020 horoscope: What’s in store for you this month? 

GEMINI (May 22nd – June 21st)

You and a partner seem to be talking a different language these days. One or both of you keeps misunderstanding what the other is saying. You might notice the same thing is happening in other relationships too.

CANCER (June 22nd – July 23rd)

Some people are running around like headless chickens. This will either amuse or annoy you. If you’re worried about a situation, turn to a Virgo friend who is good at creating order out of chaos. Comments or suggestions from an old friend will give you plenty of food for thought.

LEO (July 24th – August 23rd)

A difference of opinion could get out of hand. People are waiting for you to object to their ideas. If you aren’t in the mood for an argument, tread carefully. If you’re feeling mischievous, you might deliberately say the opposite to what they expect.

VIRGO (August 24th – September 23rd)

It will test your temper when people who should work together as a team seem to have no idea how to communicate with each other. A group event will be cancelled so you will take the driving seat and help sort everything out using technology.

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LIBRA (September 24th – October 23rd)

An investment venture is losing you money and this is starting to worry you. You’re wondering whether it is time to cut your losses. Take some professional advice. It might be possible to capitalise on other aspects of your finances and this will make you comfortable again.

SCORPIO (October 24th – November 22nd)

You’re swamped with demands and there’s hardly a moment to call your own. Career responsibilities will interfere with your off-duty hours. You may have made plans to go out with friends but these will be cancelled to keep everyone healthy and safe.


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SAGITTARIUS (November 23rd – December 21st)

A friend wants to make a good impression and that’s why they are bending over backwards to please you. You appreciate their efforts but what’s starting to worry you is how long this is going to last. Either their enthusiasm will wane or it will all get too much for you.

CAPRICORN (December 22nd – January 20th)

You feel as if you’re being pulled in opposing directions. Your partner is demanding extra attention and social commitments have all been cancelled. Use online technology to manage your contacts and focus on staying healthy and safe.

AQUARIUS (January 21st – February 19th)

Jobs you should be able to do with your eyes closed suddenly seem complex and complicated as you work at home. If you’re working to a deadline, this will take up a lot of your off-duty time. The harder you try, the worse it gets and you aren’t happy with the results.

PISCES (February 20th – March 20th)

Your partner is expecting you to be ready, willing and able to meet their romantic advances whenever they’re in the mood which is often. Of course you could give in to them whenever they demand but do you want to end the month feeling so drained.

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